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APPETIZER TOMATOES

Appetizer Roasted Grape Tomatoes

APPETIZER ROASTED GRAPE TOMATO Slow-roasting grape tomatoes brings out the tomato flavor. Pack with grape seed oil in jar with salt and garlic. Serve over lightly toasted French baguette! Wow. Simplicity is beautiful! Makes about 2 cups

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT APPETIZER SLOPPY SOMETHING SPINACH SPRING ROLL TOFU

Sloppy Something Spring Roll

SLOPPY SOMETHING SPRING ROLL Sloppy Something mix rolled in spring roll skins with fresh spinach, baked, then cut into appetizer size pieces. Served on a bed of fresh spinach with a dipping sauce and pickled ginger slices! Textures like a delicate sushi with skin reminiscent of baked trout skin! All animal-free of course! Makes 12 […]

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SANDWICHES SLOPPY SOMETHING

Sloppy Something Beans

SLOPPY SOMETHING BEANS Serve cold on sandwiches or hot as a side dish or small plate! Never heard of a bean sandwich? This one is special! Give it a try! Makes 2 cups

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APPETIZER TOFUTTI

Sloppy Something Cracker Spread

SLOPPY SOMETHING CRACKER SPREAD Most cream cheese spreads are absent the meaty factor. Meat-eaters, animal-freers, vegetarians and all those in between will come back for more. Guaranteed! Just serve it – you don’t have to dissect it for them before they taste it. Discipline! If you have to say something, say there’s no animal products […]

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT SLOPPY SOMETHING TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

SLOPPY SOMETHING

SLOPPY SOMETHING Sloppy Something is really SOMETHIN’ Sloppy Something wasn’t expected to be really SOMETHIN’. But Sloppy Something wanted more than Something. So Sloppy Something turned Something into REALLY SOMETHING’!  Makes 5 cups 

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MUSHROOMS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Fresh Mushroom Saute Topper

FRESH MUSHROOM SAUTE TOPPER Fresh mushroom, green pepper and sweet onion sauteed in extra virgin olive oil. Seasoned with garlic and smoked paprika! Simple yet delicious! Makes enough for 8-12 toppers or serves 4 – 6 as a side dish 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 c. diced sweet onion, 3/8 inch squares 1 […]

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FOOD PREP TOFU TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

OLD BAY BAKED TOFU CUBES

OLD BAY BAKED TOFU CUBES Makes about 4 cups, depending on size Preheat oven to 300 degrees 2, 14 oz. containers water-packed extra firm tofu – rinse, pat dry, then wrap in cloth towels and place a brick or heavy object on top to press for about 1 hour – when ready, cut the blocks […]

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FOOD PREP ONION, SNOWY

SNOWY ONION

SNOWY ONION is simply fresh sweet onion, peeled and diced, then processed till evenly mushy, looking like snow. Use in salad dressing when you want a sharp onion flavor and added texture without the chopped onion effect. Or, use in white sauces that when cooked, melt into the sauce creating a smooth texture and sweet […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS FLOUR MAKING A ROUX

White Wine Mushroom Sauce

WHITE WINE MUSHROOM SAUCE  Wherever you use an animal-based white sauce, this animal-free white sauce works as well! A basic animal-free plain yogurt based white sauce with Pinot Grigio white wine, canned mushrooms and seasonings and fresh tarragon leaves. Thickened from a roux of oil, margarine and flour! A multi-purpose sauce! Makes about 6 cups […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS BLACK HIMALAYAN SALT CARROTS WINE

Spicy Carrot White Wine Gravy

SPICY CARROT WHITE WINE GRAVY Carrot and Pinot Grigio wine? Why not? Sugar and spice and fresh rosemary too? Sure. Sesame oil with nutmeg? You bet! This is what the experimental process tastes, textures and looks like when it turns out great! Gravy anyone? Makes 3-1/2 cups

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CELERY FOOD PREP

STORING CELERY

Looking back on it, I doubt that I ever used an entire bunch of celery once stored in the refrigerator. The reasons being that it was too far toward the back and partially froze, or the water evaporated from the container and the celery went limp, or it just didn’t look good enough to use […]

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CAULIFLOWER FOOD PREP

QUICK RICED CAULIFLOWER

RICED CAULIFLOWER can be purchased in some grocery outlets fresh or frozen. Or you can make your own from fresh, by breaking the buds apart and processing them in a food processor till evenly riced (mealy). Of course you still have to cook them and even if you don’t, such as when added to a […]

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

BURGER KING IMPOSSIBLE WHOPPER

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

KING WAH

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

STACK’D @ JACK CASINO Impossible Burger

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HERBS & SPICES

HERBS AND SPICES

Within the category of plants that we commonly call herbs, are herbs and evergreens. Herbs are annual, biennial, or perennial plants in which the stems die down to the ground after flowering. An annual plant lives only one season or year. A biennial plant lives for two years. And a perennial plant lives more than two […]

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BLACK HIMALAYAN SALT CROUTONS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

CANDIED EVERYTHING CROUTONS

CANDIED EVERYTHING CROUTONS It’s a party crouton! Pick a salad of greens or a coleslaw and make everybody’s day by topping it with these candied bread croutons. They’ll rave and you’ll be the star of any gathering! They taste like they were grilled over an open-flame – a little marshmallow taste as well! Serves 7

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT HOMINY

WHITE HOMINY MEAT

WHITE HOMINY MEAT A high-end White Hominy Meat filling for soft and hard tacos, enchiladas, empanadas and tamales. Served with an equally sophisticated Tomato Cheese Corn Sauce! Makes 3-1/2 cups

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS CORN TOFUTTI V-8 VEGETABLE JUICE

AFC TOMATO CHEESE CORN SAUCE

AFC TOMATO CHEESE CORN SAUCE Cream corn and V-8 VEGETABLE JUICE lay the foundation for a multi-dimensional culinary experience! Smooth sensations all the way around! Who would think from two common ingredients such a surprise package could catapult itself into the world of animal-free cuisine! Anything is possible when you cook animal-free!! Makes 3 cups

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THINNING LIQUID FOR SOUPS & SAUCES TURMERIC

Turmeric Thinning Liquid

TURMERIC THINNING LIQUID A neutral thinning liquid with a broth component used to thin soups and sauces after refrigeration or after setting for a while. Makes 1/2 gallon (8 cups)

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HOW TO MAKE POTATO

BURNT HOME FRIES – 2 versions

BURNT HOME FRIES Boiled yellow potatoes, pan-fried with an herb-spice mix in a light sesame seed oil till crusted and burnt on most surfaces with tender centers. Plus SESAME BARBECUE HOME FRIES made from leftover Burnt Fries, or you may want to do the barbecue from the beginning. One is a breakfast dish, the other […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS

Barbecue Marinara

BARBECUE MARINARA Barbecue spaghetti may be new to northerners, but not to the people in Memphis, Tennessee. AFC leaves the animal out and shows you how to make a quick Barbecue Marinara – two sauces combined – marinara and barbecue! An easy restaurant or home dish!! Serve over spaghetti or linguini, then top with shredded […]

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AFC BURGERS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT HOW TO MAKE NUTS & SEEDS SANDWICHES

Quinoa Walnut Sausage Burgers

QUINOA WALNUT SAUSAGE BURGERS Another homemade burger recipe for those who want a less expensive burger, or for those who just like to make their own now and again. Low fat, nutrient dense is a good way to go. Makes approx. 6-1/2 cups burger batter

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS BEETS PRESERVES

Smoky Blueberry Beet Preserves

SMOKY BLUEBERRY BEET PRESERVES Fresh blueberries combined with beet juice, grape and cranberry juices, Balsamic vinegar, sugar, liquid smoke and a bit of orange. Why buy your jams and preserves to serve at your restaurant, when it’s so much easier and tastier to make your own – less expensive too! Be unique, your customers will […]

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NUTS & SEEDS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Almond Walnut Chocolate Crumble

ALMOND WALNUT CHOCOLATE CRUMBLE A salty, nutty, smoky sweet crumble to use as topping on desserts and hot or cold cereals, or simply as a light snack! Makes approx. 2 cups

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TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Pecan Crumbles

Makes 1-1/2 cups crumbles

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS APPETIZER GINGER HORSERADISH POTATO

AFC CORAL HORSERADISH SAUCE

AFC CORAL HORSERADISH SAUCE Fresh grated horseradish processed with fresh garlic and ginger, extra virgin olive oil and boiled almonds. Preserved with apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and brown sugar, then seasoned with smoked paprika, fennel and coriander. Not your ordinary horseradish sauce! Makes 4-1/2 cups

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AFC BURGERS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS SANDWICHES

AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER

AFC WESTERN OMELET CHEESEBURGER A versatile burger batter for many dishes. A great mix. Chewy, soft, creamy, a little crunch. It’s all there! You won’t believe it. A western omelet is made of egg, ham, onion and green pepper. I also add cheese. All animal-free of course! I know, it makes you happy! Makes 8 […]

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AFC BURGERS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT BEANS- LEGUMES CARROTS MUSHROOMS SANDWICHES

AFC EARTH BURGER

AFC EARTH BURGER The everything burger! Grains: barley and rolled oats. Veggies: mushrooms and carrots. Beans: dark red kidney beans and blackeye peas! Contains no fat, no soy, no animal products, no protein isolates! The carrots give it an earthy taste! Makes 8 cups burger dough

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AFC BURGERS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT NUTS & SEEDS RICE SANDWICHES

AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS

AFC WILD PUMPKIN SEED SAUSAGE BURGERS  Okay, this is super easy once you make the rice, and that’s easy too! No-bake burgers. Form the patties, put them between wax paper in a covered container and refrigerate till ready to use. I made 1 batch; next time I’d make 2 batches. Really good texture and flavor. […]

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AFC BURGERS POTATO SANDWICHES

SHARON’S POORGIRL BURGER

SHARON’S POORGIRL BURGER  Baked potato is the meat behind this Poorgirl Burger sandwich! What to do with a leftover baked potato when you feel like a burger? With yellow roasted peppers, lettuce, kosher dill pickle slices, onion, mustard and ketchup on a sturdy burger bun, it tastes and textures like a Whopper! Makes 1 sandwich

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AFC GUIDES

UMAMI

Did you know that taste buds are located around the small structures known as papillae found on the upper surface of the tongue, soft palate, upper esophagus, the cheek and epiglottis? Betcha thought taste buds were only on the tongue. Me too. Wine tasters known for swishing the wine around the mouth are not only aerating it, they’re experiencing the wine through all of their […]

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT TOMATOES TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Lightlife Beyond Crumble

LIGHTLIFE BEYOND CRUMBLE BEYOND and LIGHTLIFE beef and sausage crumble. Use as topping for pasta dishes, pizza, salads, tacos! Makes about 4-5 cups depending on the size of the crumble ClipBoard: Beyond Beef products right now are expensive. Lightlife is less expensive. I decide I want the flavors and textures of both in one crumble. […]

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DOUGH

OILY SPONGY DOUGH

OILY SPONGY DOUGH For pierogi/dumpling or nuggets for soups. Textures like fatty animal meat.

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NUTS & SEEDS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Walnut Crumbles

WALNUT PASTEY CRUMBLES Walnuts sweetened with brown sugar, then flavored with hickory smoke, vanilla and salt. Processed till pasty crumbly! Serve on top of desserts, salads or spread on your favorite toasted breads. Makes 1 cup

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

THE HARP IRISH PUB AND RESTAURANT

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT HOW TO MAKE LETTUCE

Make A Veggie Dog More Healthy

Okay, let’s do it. Make the veggie dog more healthy while at the same time up-ticking the price by making it gourmet-style, downtown-style, country-club accessible. But it needs to be worth it to justify the price. This is – if done as instructed. You can use any veggie dog or sausage you want. Any bun […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS HOW TO MAKE PASTA SALAD DRESSING SANDWICHES

EVER PUT MAC SALAD ON A SANDWICH?

AFC VEGAN HAM AND EGG MACARONI SALAD You can’t get much better than this. Lots of new techniques applied to an old-time favorite salad. Macaroni has a new place in the heirarchy of pasta salads. You don’t even need the dressing, in fact some of you will want to forego it. Or, half with dressing, […]

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE

2 MILLION VIEWS OF ANIMAL-FREE DISHES at local restaurants

People must be more curious than the government and the NON-HUMAN SLAVERY-SLAUGHTER businesses wants you to know. I only take pictures of the animal-free dishes prepared for me at animal restaurants, that I actually ate and liked and would order again. THEN I SHARE THEM. To hear the media talk, everybody turns their noses up […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS NUTS & SEEDS

Walnut Pecan Sauce

WALNUT PECAN SAUCE Walnuts and pecans processed with maple syrup, smoke, apple cider, salt and fresh garlic. Multi purpose sauce can be served at varying temperatures! Makes 1-1/4 cups